It’s happening, Armin Van Buuren is getting the respect he deserves! After a month of protests and removal of confederate statues throughout the United States there seems to be news that statues of Armin have been appearing. The trance community has expressed their deepest gratitude and wish the founder of ASOT more success in life. The idea behind the controversial move was due to the large population of trance addicts who call themselves Americans.
If you’d like to expand your knowledge on the scene, check out these 10 surprising facts about some of the biggest artists in EDM today!
1. Diplo once attended an anger management class due to a bar fight
2. A-Trak holds the record for youngest winner of the DMC World DJ Championships
3. Dada Life met at a chili cook-off in Sweden
4. Kaskade speaks Japanese fluently, is Mormon, and spent two years as a missionary in Japan.
5. Steve Aoki first started playing chess at the age of 4 and was once ranked one of the top 250 players in the world
6. Moby is related to Herman Melville, Author of Moby Dick
7. Eric Prydz was once part of Swedish House Mafia
8. Laidback Luke is a master in Kung-fu
9. Armin Van Burren has a law degree
10. Hardwell completed his first tour at the age of 14.